Friday, August 14, 2020
How could you treat such a poor maiden so ?
Sophie has been playing hide and seek in the sunflower fields. She's been bitten by mites. The best way of dealing with this is a bath and some calming shampoo. Angus lures the unsuspecting PONette into the garden where she is given a thorough dousing. In return he gets the patented ' How could you treat a poor maiden so ? ' look.
The Old Farmer is working on the venerable Ford Transits brake linings. He's been to see the surgeon about having a new hip operation. They gave him a four hour medical. ' They did my eyes, my toes, you name it ' . The surgeon has told him that there's no need for an operation. This seems a very sensible approach for an 87 , coming on 88, year old patient.
The magic word ' croissant ' has Sophie on her feet and looking on the bright, post bath, side of life.
We're in time to be greeted by the municipal refuse workers.
The croissant served in a brown paper bag. France is preparing itself for a second lockdown although every table on the cafe terrace is full. Sophie is brought a bowl of water with ice cube in it. The trip to the cafe and back with the windows down soon has Sophies fur fluffed up and air dried.
Dogs clearly did it for food and ear scrunches. This is why cats did it : https://massivesci.com/notes/cats-rats-mice-humans-food-archaeology/
An unusual topic of conversation : https://www.cnrs.fr/en/cremation-middle-east-dates-far-back-7000-bc
Early birds : https://mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/some-dinosaurs-could-fly-they-were-birds-323548